Prized as the key ingredient in classic vichyssoise
, leeks can also be used in many other ways that capitalize on their subtle character.
It seems that while they are out playing bingo, the convent's chef - Sister Julia, Child of God - accidentally poisons 52 nuns with her vichyssoise
One recent blistering hot day it was an appropriately chilled classic vichyssoise
Spanish gazpacho has replaced vichyssoise
as America's favorite cold soup.
The eats: A tasty vichyssoise
, followed by mediocre cold poached salmon and a yummy chocolate timbale with raspberry sorbet filling.
A smooth Avocado Vichyssoise
and a subtle Garlic Custard share space in her repertoire along with a spicy Fried Jalapeno Ravioli and a zesty Balsamic Jalapeno Vinaigrette.
To know what I mean, remember the appeal of a ripe tomato slice under a fragrant layer of shredded basil leaves; a lamb chop with just a tease of fresh rosemary; or a cup of creamy vichyssoise
sprinkled with just-snipped chives.
The chef's exquisite seven-course menu includes smoked mackerel on vegetables; almond vichyssoise
with smoked duck; seabass with orange and fennel; codfish in pil pil, potato, onion and egg; slow braised rib with dry tomato risotto, sheep cheese mousse, cassis sorbet; and sponge cake with lemon curd.
The seven-course menu offered during the Gastronomic Week includes smoked mackerel on vegetables; almond vichyssoise
with smoked duck; seabass with orange and fennel; codfish in pilpil, potato, onion and egg; slow braised rib with dry tomato risotto, sheep cheese mousse, cassis sorbet; and sponge cake with lemon curd.
Taste a medley from Alexander Valley Vineyards while noshing on bites such as vichyssoise
, merlot risotto, croque du vin, glazed shortribs and a chocolate-inspired dessert.
We know vichyssoise
but not its inventor Louis Diat.
Degustamos los souffles, los bavarois, el quiche Lorraine, las sopas frias como la vichyssoise
, y los escargots, aunque al inicio me causaba repugnancia comer esos caracoles que de nina yo veia tanto en el jardin.